Munté Sisters are Top Female Team
The first Eurocup of the 29er class for 2013 was completed February 17 at the Spanish club EL BALIS where racing was held from February 15th to 17th. A total of 42 crews from 10 countries took part with one team from India made the long trip to participate finishing in 7th position.
Lucas Rual and Emile Amoros from France won the regatta finishing ahead of Jasper Steffens and Tom Lennart from Germany and Tom Carrisan and Loïc Fisher also from France.
Shortly behind, the Spanish crews of Nil Mas and Jordi Llena on fourth and Martí Llena and Jordi Sánchez in fifth.
Winners of the female title was the very young Spanish crew of the sisters Carla and Marta Munté (CN El Balís) who finished 6th overall followed by Clementine Mindren and Eliette Fourniere from France winning silver and Ragna and Maia Agerup from Norway with bronze.
A special remark can be made to the excellent organization of the regatta by the CN El Balís. The next Eurocup will be in Cavalaire, France at the end of March.